Saturday, September 30, 2023


Bottle savers for the frugal RVer: Get every last drop!

We try to be frugal, at least with some things, and getting that last drop of hand lotion out of the bottle is one of them. We have been known to do the tap, pound, dance, squuueeeeze sequence, and also to balance one bottle on top of the other precarious-style. Nothing has worked well. Until I discovered these bottle savers…

Bottle savers, a frugal solution!

I found these wonderful bottle savers and what a difference they’ve made! Similar ones can be found on Amazon. There are even ones for ketchup, mayo and honey! Who knew things like this existed?

All you have to do is screw the two lotion bottles to the bottle saver caps and let them do the work. Do I miss the tap dance sequence? Nope, not one bit! Now if I could only find a way to get that last little bit of toothpaste out of the tube without cutting it open… Oh, wait… there is a way to do that.


Nanci Dixon
Nanci Dixon
Nanci Dixon has been a full-time RVer living “The Dream” for the last six years and an avid RVer for decades more! She works and travels across the country in a 40’ motorhome with her husband. Having been a professional food photographer for many years, she enjoys snapping photos of food, landscapes and an occasional person. They winter in Arizona and love boondocking in the desert. They also enjoy work camping in a regional park. Most of all, she loves to travel.


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1 year ago

I super glue two open ended caps together, (especially for the pump hand soap bottles and shampoo bottles) seems most are the same thread. Just keep a couple of the pumps, then break out the pumps and glue caps together and save for future.

1 year ago

Just add water to bottled products, shake and use…contents. Maybe a bit thinner but still useful. Cut bottom off tubes and scrape out contents as needed. Works for me!

1 year ago

I use a comb to squeeze the last bit of hair cream or tooth paste out of the tube(s). Start at the end and apply pressure along to the cap end! Recycle plastic! (Also keeps the contents out of the landfills and recycling equipment).

1 year ago

Nuts! Someone already invented it! And I have been using duct tape to hold one on top of the other all this time? Now I have to figure out the cost of 3″ of duct tape, vs. the cost of this device. If you buy a two bottle package, they should provide one of these as a premium. Kinda neat tho.

Carol Noll
1 year ago

You can usually just stand the one upside down on the other for a few minutes, gravity does the work and no need for another device. Learned it working at a restaurant in my teens.

Leonard Rempel
1 year ago

My goodness, how much more useless plastic are we going to put in the landfills?

Montgomery D Bonner
1 year ago

Hmmm, we just cut the bottle open, and use up the little bit left before we start a new one, saves stacking them up. As dry as it’s been don’t last long.

1 year ago

Just cut the plastic bottle and scrape out the leftovers, easy peasy, once clean recycle!

1 year ago

I just about fainted when I saw what it costs!!!!

Tommy Molnar
1 year ago
Reply to  mimi

No kidding!

We just cut the bottoms off whatever it is and use fingers to get the last drop(s) out.

Seann Fox
1 year ago

The cost of the bottle saver is more than you will ever save using them

1 year ago
Reply to  Seann Fox

Exactly, just start using the new one.

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